Christopher Stanton Georgia accused of the Capitol riot was found dead by a gunshot wound to the chest at his home. According to the police report, Christopher died by suicide and from the scene, two rifles were recovered.
Who Was Christopher Stanton Georgia?
He was a portfolio manager from the Atlanta area, on January 7th he was charged with unlawful entry-public property by DC court, previously he was accused of entering the Capitol property against the will of the United States Capitol Police. In the riot, more than 170 people have been charged in connection according to the report. In the court appearance, Christopher Stanton Georgia pleaded not guilty and his rights were asserted, his attorney had already filed an initial discovery request. Talking about his career, he began working at Bear Stearns & Co as VP, Private Client Group Sales, and Trading, where he provided customized brokerage services to high net-worth family groups and hedge funds.
From July 1999 to September 2003, he served as VP at UBS, he was Accountable for driving sales and marketing efforts of a variety of alternative investments that included private equity, private real estate, and single/multi-manager hedge funds across a 6-state region. Later, he worked at U.S Trust for almost 12 years as Managing Director and VP. Between December 2016 to December 2018, Chris worked as the Investment Banker for Carter, Terry, and Co. Recently, Chris served as the Regional Portfolio Manager at BB&T.
On Linkedin, he describes himself as “I’m a client-focused and driven senior financial services professional with a history of providing a diverse client base with solutions that includes trust administration, asset/portfolio management, hedge funds, private equity investment banking, and financial planning. I excel at establishing, cultivating, and maintaining long-term client relationships built on trust and mutual respect. Also, I have a hands-on approach to client support with unmatched integrity and a work ethic.” Then, he also mentioned his Key Skills which include:
- Hedge Funds & Private Equity
- Risk Monitoring & Mitigations
- Business Development
- Cross-Functional Team Leadership
- Analysis & Critical Problem Solving
- Asset Management & Needs Analysis
- Investment Diversification Strategies
- Strategic Planning & Tactical Execution
- Building Long-Term Client Relationships
Looking at his educational background, Chris attended Georgia State University and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration.
Christopher Stanton Georgia Was a Trump Supporter
According to the report, Chris participated in the Capitol Riots, on January 6th he was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department for curfew violation and unlawful entry. Acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin in a press release announcing charges against 13 other people “The lawless destruction of the U.S. Capitol building was an attack against one of our Nation’s greatest institutions,” and added “My Office, along with our law enforcement partners at all levels, have been expeditiously working and leveraging every resource to identify, arrest, and begin prosecuting these individuals who took part in the brazen criminal acts at the U.S. Capitol. We are resolute in our commitment to holding accountable anyone responsible for these disgraceful criminal acts, and to anyone who might be considering engaging in or inciting violence in the coming weeks – know this: you will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”
Later, in the same press FBI Director Christopher Wray said “Today’s charges are just the beginning of the FBI’s ongoing efforts to hold those responsible for the criminal acts of violence and destruction that unfolded during the U.S. Capitol building breach on January 6th.” Christopher Wray then added “To be clear, what took place that day was not First Amendment-protected activity, but rather an affront on our democracy. The FBI, along with our local, state, and federal partners, is committed to ensuring that justice is served. We will continue to aggressively investigate every individual who chose to ignore the law and instead incite violence, destroy property, and injure others.”
How old was Christopher Stanton Georgia?
He was 53 years old and from Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Chris’s wife called 911 after she found her husband dead in the basement of the family home.
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